The towering rock faces set the backdrop for the former Denver and Rio Grande Western's Desert Mainline, known today as Union Pacific's Green River Sub.
Running between Grand Junction, Colorado and Helper, Utah, this lesser known route is often overlooked by railfans, yet it offers great railroading action through some of the most incredible scenery you'll find anywhere!
The SD40-2 and its 645 prime mover have operated on railroads for nearly 50 years.
Once superior main line power, it has been overtaken by more efficient computerized engines.
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Part of CP's 3,000 mile trans- continental line from Montreal to Vancouver, the Mountain Sub sees high priority intermodal trains, unit grain trains, 152 car coal trains, monster 170 car potash trains, and Canada's premiere passenger train, The Rocky Mountaineer.The ageless setting of the American West overshadows any train that runs through here.Union Pacific, BNSF, Amtrak, and even the Utah Railway make an appearance as we uncover one of the best kept secret railfan locations in the west!Its prime mover and large platforms gave this engine a signature sound and look. Track Six At Cambridge Station Track Seven At South Lynn out more CANADIAN PACIFIC' S Mountain Sub The Selkirk Mountains touch the sky at over 11,000 feet in southeastern British Columbia, Canada.You can always keep the memories of this locomotive forever in SD40-2 Survivors, Volume 3! Track Three A journey with a Claud from Newmarket to Kennett. Encircled by the Columbia River and dressed in a richly forested garment, the sheer jagged peaks produce an aura of beauty and danger.